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Acting like a lady : British women novelists and the eighteenth-century theater /
Nora Nachumi.
New York : AMS Press, c2008.
xxvi, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
0404648509 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9780404648503 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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New York : AMS Press, c2008.
0404648509 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780404648503 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [313]-334) and index.
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Reference & Research Book News, November 2008
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Table of Contents
Acting Like a Lady
The Theatrical Woman and the Feminine Idealp. 1
The Lady and the Novelist: Paragon and Performerp. 47
Writing Like a Lady
Those Simple Signs: Elizabeth Inchbald and the Performance of Emotionp. 79
"Not as Juliet She Followed": Frances Burney and the Performance of Femininityp. 116
Seeing Double: Jane Austen and the Perception of Performancep. 147
Epiloguep. 173
Introduction to the Appendixp. 181
Additional Abbreviationsp. 186
British Women Novelists and the Theater, 1660-1818p. 187
Notes to the Appendixp. 298
Selected Sourcesp. 313
Indexp. 335
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